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With Brits living longer and the rules of retirement constantly changing, you could be forgiven for feeling overwhelmed. Look here for all of the news and insight you need to plan your future, whether you’re retiring now or looking forward to freedom. If you're on the cusp of retirement check out our 'Retiring Now' section. Our 'Retirement Planning' section is a useful tool in the run-up to retirement.

Retirement planning

Five reasons why young people should save for a pension

Pensions are simply not on the radar of many young people: They are too complex,...

Want a decent retirement income? Save 18% of your income

The next generation faces an uphill battle to achieve a decent retirement, needi...

VIDEO: Why you should grab your workplace pension with both hands

Auto-enrolment rules introduced in 2012 mean eligible employees can pay into a w...

Call for mental capacity test when writing a will

The Law Commission has proposed a number of measures to overhaul the ‘unclear ...

Concerns raised by regulator over savers’ use of pension freedoms

A review of the newly liberalised pensions market has highlighted a number of co...

Equity release no longer last resort, finds Saga report

Equity release is booming as older generations become increasingly comfortable u...

Retiring now

Forget retiring, Brits want to carry on working

More than half of people due to retire this year are actually considering workin...

Why you should review your final salary pension

Final salary pensions are good at providing certainty. However, to get to that c...

‘Bitter blow’ to retirees as retrospective pension change enforced

An unpopular pension change, which failed to be enforced earlier due to the Gene...

Gay man wins landmark pensions equality case

A gay man has secured equal pension rights for his husband following a landmark ...

BLOG: Why you don’t trust your pension provider

A recent report from the FCA found some worrying behaviour on the part of retire...

Retirees miss £1,000s by not switching pension provider

Consumers are missing out on £130m by sticking with the same pension provider a...

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